Statement of Protest against military coup in Myanmar

We, the YWCA of Japan, as an organization striving for a just and peaceful world together with our sisters around the world, and as a part of the global YWCA movement that works in more than 100 countries and regions including our sister YWCAs in Asia, are deeply concerned about the military coup that took place in Myanmar on 1st February and the subsequent situation, and express our protest.

Read the statement to Ambassador of Myanmar to Japan / Read the statement to the Japanese Government



YWCA(Young Women’s Christian Association)is an international NGO where, upon a Christian foundation, women from around the world exceed the barriers of language and cultures and work together to encourage women’s participation in society and to realize a peaceful world where human rights, health and environment is protected. The movement began in Great Britain in 1855, and nowadays, it works in more than 100 countries throughout the world. The YWCA of Japan works with 24 local YWCAs and 37 junior and senior high-school YWCAs, and holds ESOSOC consultative status since 2019.